Profile – Mario Aupouri


Mario (Ngati Porou, Ngati Uepohatu, Ngati Kahungunu, Ngai Tai ki Torere) is a research assistant to He Oranga Trust with a particular proficiency for all technical-related matters.   He has a significant community network and works with schools, marae and hapu organisations.  He is a renown local artisan proficient in traditional and contemporary Maori weaving and presents with knowledge in the botanical and medicinal qualities of native flora.


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